18 Dec 2017
VARD WILL BUILD THE FIRST ARCTIC LNG CRUISE VESSEL FOR PONANT
Trieste, December 18, 2017 – Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD”) – one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels – has signed a contract worth approx. 270 million euros with the French cruise company PONANT for the design and construction of one luxury polar expedition cruise vessel, with delivery in the second quarter of 2021.
16 Dec 2017
FINCANTIERI AND VIKING OCEAN CRUISES STRENGTHEN THEIR PARTNERSHIP
Trieste, December 16, 2017 – Following the agreement signed last April between Fincantieri and Viking Ocean Cruises, the contracts for the construction of the 7th and 8th ships have become effective and, furthermore, the company has exercised the option for the 9th and the 10th unit.
6 Dec 2017
FINCANTIERI: “NIEUW STATENDAM” LAUNCHED IN MARGHERA
Trieste, December 06, 2017 – “Nieuw Statendam”, the new cruise ship which Fincantieri is building for the shipowner Holland America Line, a brand under Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise operator, was launched today at the Marghera (Venice) shipyard. The fitting-out phase can now begin, ending in autumn 2018 with the handing over of the ship.